October 20, 2019
  • 2:34 pm Committee Leadership Comes into Focus for 116th Congress
  • 2:22 pm Interstate System Report Calls for More Funding, Tolling, VMT Fees, and Cybersecurity
  • 2:15 pm In Memoriam: President George H. W. Bush, ISTEA, and Transportation
  • 1:56 pm Growth Projected for Transportation Projects, but Costs a Challenge
  • 1:35 pm FAA Reshuffles Executives, Plans Drone Identification Rulemaking in Spring 2019
  • 1:28 pm Predictive Technology Helps Reduce Crashes on I-15 Corridor in Las Vegas
  • 1:14 pm Video Report: MoDOT Produces Multi-Lingual Safety Message
  • 1:11 pm PennDOT Nears Completion of Rapid Bridge Replacement Project
  • 1:08 pm Infrastructure Grants Awarded to “Smaller” South Dakota Communities
  • 11:16 am TNC Hearing Touches on Transportation Funding Issues
  • 11:13 am Study Links Real Estate Values to Public Transportation Access
  • 11:10 am Artificial Intelligence Key Building Block for States, But a Security Risk, Too
  • 11:02 am Conservancy Report Projects ROI from Active Transportation Investments
  • 10:58 am Colorado DOT-Sponsored Highway Maintenance Course in High Demand

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has issued its annual job classifications and salary information survey for state transportation departments. Developed by AASHTO’s Committee on Human Resources, the survey is viewed as a “tool” intended for human resource administrators and others whose work involves studying and analyzing job classifications, writing job descriptions, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed James Trogdon III (seen above) – secretary of North Carolina Department of Transportation – to a two-year term as chair of the Council on Rail Transportation. [Above photo by the NCDOT.] Trogdon, appointed secretary of the North Carolina DOT in January 2017, is a […]

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Scot Becker (seen above) – director of the bureau of structures for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation – has been appointed to serve a two-year term as vice chair for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Bridges and Structures. A 25-year Wisconsin DOT veteran, Becker oversees program, policy, design, maintenance, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Kevin Dayton (seen above) – chief engineer and assistant secretary for regional and mega programs for the Washington State Department of Transportation – to a one-year term on the Special Committee on AASHTOWare, also known as SCOA. AASHTOWare is a suite of software products […]

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The National Transportation Product Evaluation Program or NTPEP is a public-private partnership that provides single-source testing of common products used by state departments of transportation in part to prevent duplication of efforts among those agencies, saving time and money. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, NTPEP also encompasses auditing and on-site inspection of factories manufacturing products commonly […]

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At the spring meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in Park City, UT, the Special Committee on U.S Route Numbering and the Council on Highways and Streets approved the addition and realignment of several bike routes to the U.S. Bicycle Route System or USBRS. [Above photo via the Department of […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued the second edition of its “Guidelines for Geometric Design of Low-Volume Roads,” available from the AASHTO Store by clicking here. First published in 2001, AASHTO’s guidelines aim to help highway engineers select appropriate geometric designs for local and collector roads with low daily traffic […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is searching for a deputy director, a position located at the organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., which will be the second most senior position on AASHTO’s leadership team. More detail regarding the deputy director’s role can be found on AASHTO’s job site at: https://jobs.transportation.org/job/aashto-washington-dc-16-deputy-director/ The deputy director […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials reappointed three members to its Special Committee on AASHTOWare, which oversees the development of the organization’s cooperative computer software development program. All three will serve new three-year terms that start on July 1 this year and end on June 30, 2022. Those three reappointed committee members […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Shawn Wilson, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, to a two-year term as chair of its Agency Administration Managing Committee. Formerly chair of AASHTO’s Council on Water Transportation, Wilson has served as secretary of the Louisiana DOTD in January 2016. He […]

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